09 January 2011

Cranberry Pineapple Tart Cookies


This is my first cookies for this year CNY...Cranberry Pineapple Tart Cookies! I'm pretty satisfy with it pastry texture, it is light and full of butter flavour! 



Pineapple filling which I bought from Giant, it is very sticky and easy to roll into small balls.


Pineapple tart cookies ready for oven. Place a piece of dry cranberry on top of each pineapple tart to enhance the presentation. The pastry dough was not easy to handle, it soften easily. I divided the dough into smaller portions and keep others chill when I work on one. 


Recipe adapted from 苏联妈妈

140g all purpose flour
10g cornflour
140g cake flour
225g butter
40g sugar
40g milk powder
1 egg yolk
some pineapple jam filling


egg wash: 1 egg yolk and 1 tbsp icing sugar, stir until sugar dissolve.  

Steps:
1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 175C. With hands, rub in butter to all the other ingredients until a crumbly texture.
2. Lightly pat it into a dough form and wrap it with a cling wrap. Chill for 30mins. In the meantime, roll out your pineapple jam filling into their shape.
3. Flatten it and wrap the jam filling. For nastars, pipe out the pastry dough and roll the pineapple jam filling into the pastry.
4. Bake for 20mins or until slightly brown. Let it cool on a wire rack before storing.




This is not a perfect pineapple tart cookies roll, but is pretty enough to serve my family and friends ^_^ Wishing all bloggers Happy Baking and 兔年吉祥如意!  



I'm submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #3: My Favorite CNY Cookie (Jan 2011) which hosted by J3ss Kitch3n

19 comments:

  1. looks great to me! prefect y not perfect! unlike me so lazy to do this haha! looks great ah tze! not submitting?

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  2. hahaa...extra flavor on the pineapple tarts! Very creative :)

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  3. Jess, thank you! I'll submit the post now ^_^

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  4. Ann: Kekeke... is a good way of clearing my dry cranberries :D

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  5. This one looks v yummy and cranberries, ooo, must be delicious...

    Pineapple filling from giant? What is the name of the brand? Is it nice? Heh...

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  6. Hanushi: Welcome!!
    Yes, I bought the pineapple filling from IMM Giant. The filling taste good, is the one printed with pineapple. I can't recall the brand.

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  7. 好棒哦,我很喜欢吃黄梨饼喔:)

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  8. This just reminds me that Chinese NY is right at the corner. Gotta get some pineapple to make those for the coming holiday!
    Those with cranberry atop look very pretty!

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  9. Nice to hear that u like this recipe. I am going to do this soon. :)

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  10. 鲸鱼:谢谢称美!快快来吃吧 :)

    Angie:yes, pineapple tart cookies is a very popular cookies for CNY. Hope to see your creation!

    Vivian: Thanks for your compliment!

    苏联: Thanks for your recipe! Hope to see your creation again!

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  11. The cranberries really enhance the tarts' appearance - give it extra color. The cookies look so good. Is the jam from Giant very sweet? I am planning to make the jam myself but I am soooo lazy.
    Thanks for sharing.

    p/s: I've just recently stumbled across your blog and starting to "lurk" around. =D

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  12. Jet, welcome!! Thanks for liking the cranberry pineapple tart cookies! The taste for the jam is right for me, not so sweet. It goes well with the pastry and I love the chewy texture of the jam.

    p/s: I love your cotton cheesecake, it looks really soft and fluffy! Want to link up? ^_^

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  13. they look great!!! well done. great post :)

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  14. Meltingbutter, welcome! Thanks for your compliment!

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  15. Beautiful cookies. I love the pineapple filling.

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  16. Briarrose, thanks for visiting!

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  17. Hi! I hop in as soon as I saw the pineapple cookies, they look so enticing! Congrats on being on Top 9:D

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  18. Jeannie, thanks for visiting! Is was a surprise and great honour to be selected for no. 5 out of 4,055 posts on 11 Jan, 2011.

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